45 BEST CHURCH PRACTICES & WEBSITES

HOW TO INSPIRE GENEROSITY & INCREASE GIVING
Developed by Pastor Brian Kluth of www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org

www.cfpn.org www.clergysupport.com

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Ministering to people with the gift of giving
www.generousgiving.org www.crown.org www.cfpn.org www.nationalchristian.com www.thegathering.com www.soundmindinvesting.com www.thegoodsteward.com

COLLECTIONS & ADMINISTRATION
25 26 Offering Envelopes
www.americanchurch.com www.churchbudget.com www.envelopeservice.com www.onewriteco.com www.wengercorp.com

TEACHING
1 Sunday School Curriculum
www.crown.org www.goodsenseministry.com www.GenerousLife.info www.pastors.com www.daveramsey.com

Electronic Fund Transfer Giving available
www.vancoservices.com www.e-tithes.com www.directtithing.com www.etransfer.com www.cathedralstewardship.com www.egive-usa.com www.smartpaymentsolutions.com www.churchwerks.com

2 Small Group Bible Study Curriculum See same list in #1. 3 Financial Seminar(s) www.goodsenseministry.com www.crown.org www.daveramsey.com www.GenerousLife.info 4 Self-published or customized curriculum
www.christianstewardshipnetwork.com (participating churches) www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org

27 On-line Giving available (www.networkforgood.org & #26) 28 Stock brokerage giving account Christian community (or denomination) Foundation account www.nationalchristian.com 30 Annual confidential analysis of giving patterns www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org 29 31 Financial info on website www.calvaryftl.org/stewardship/index.cfm
www.1freechurch.org

5 40 Day Focus on Generosity www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.GenerousLife.info 6 Children-Youth-College Curriculum www.crown.org 7 Membership Class generosity teaching
www.pastors.com (Saddleback Church’s 101,201,301,401)

32 Review national church salary survey studies www.nacba.net 33 Approved list of projects awaiting funding www.1freechurch.org/list.shtml 34 Giving statements/chart sent out 3-4x/year www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org 35 Financial newsletter sent w/statements www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org 36 Faithful church accounting practice www.churchlawtoday.com www.nacba.net 37 Generosity info in bulletin/newsletter Training & Resources for Denominations, Pastors, Church Leaders/Committees/Staff 38 www.christianstewardshipnetwork.com
www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.stewardship.org www.buildingchurchleaders.com www.visionresourcing.com

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Estate Planning Seminar

Denominations www.cfpn.org www.aboutplannedgiving.com www.nationalchristian.com www.kluth.org/houseinorder.htm www.visionresourcing.com

9 Financial or generosity tracts/flyers or cartoons www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.crown.org

PREACHING & WORSHIP SERVICES
or Series www.pastors.com 10 Preaching Messagewww.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.generousgiving.org 11 Guest finance/generosity speaker: www.crown.org www.GenerousLife.info www.cfpn.org (live or video) 12 Generosity testimonieswww.generousgiving.org www.goodsenseministry.com 13 Dramas with financial or generosity theme www.goodsenseministry.com www.generousgiving.org 14 Weekly generosity verse (with graphic/photo) www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.istockphoto.com 15 Videos with financial or generosity theme
www.goodsenseministry.com www.sermonspice.com www.generousgiving.org

39 Staff/leaders asked or required to be givers Stewardship leader/committee established to 40 advance Biblical $ teaching and generosity
www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org

SHEPHERDING & COUNSELING
16 Budget/Credit Counselors or Referral www.crown.org www.goodsenseministry.com 17 Benevolence Help / Counseling 18 Career Guidance Resources
www.crown.org

Written financial, borrowing, generosity 41 philosophy, principles, practices & policies
www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.nacba.net

CAMPAIGNS
42 Annual Stewardship Campaign or Pledging
www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org (40 Days or 6 week campaign) www.generousgiving.org www.stewardshipresources.org www.barnabasfoundation.com www.klwenterprises.com

www.crossroadscareer.org www.crown.org (Career Direct)

19 Christian Financial Professional Referral www.cfpn.org 20 Estate/Planned Giving Services/Referral
www.aboutplannedgiving.com www.nationalchristian.com www.barnabasfoundation.com www.visionresourcing.com First check for any denomination resources & services

43 90-Day Tithing Challenge Guarantee www.injoy.com www.MAXIMUMgenerosity.org www.leaderskillsinc.com 44 Missions Conference/Faith Promise www.acmc.org Building/Capital Fund Campaigns 45
www.GenerousLife.info (40 Day Generosity Bible Devotional) www.generis.com www.cargillassociates.com www.injoystewardship.com www.stewardshipenrichment.com www.rsichurch.viscern.com www.pastors.com (Time to Build Kit) www.dickersonandassociates.com www.thegagegroup.com

(single parents, women, 21 Target Group Ministriesetc.) www.crown.org business owners/professional,

22 Community or Denomination Fdn Referral www.nationalchristian.com Denomination resources 23 Financial & tax planning for church staff

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